Views, where care has been taken to expose for a true lateral view without any rotation, offer the best diagnostic quality.Retrolistheses are found most prominently in the cervical spine and lumbar region but can also be seen in the thoracic area. Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spinal column and are separated from each other by cushioning intervertebral discs.In most of the cases, this condition is a result of the rupture or deterioration of these discs.
When the disc is damaged, the vertebra lying above loses support and slips out of its position putting pressure on the vertebra below the disc. It usually retrolisthesis l5 in the lumbar region of the spinal column, retrolisthesis l5 prominent at the L3-L4 or L4-L5 levels. Symptoms of Retrolisthesisinclude stiffness in the affected area, chronic back pain that may extend to buttocks and thighs or no pain and numbness. This condition may also narrow down the spinal canal size leading to irritation of the sAdvice to retrolisthesis l5 information presented here is aboutRetrolisthesis.It sets out thedetails you retrolisthesis l5 to know about retrolisthesis if you have been diagnosedwith the condition.